Saturday Mornings at 10:30
Note: Seating is limited, so it is advisable to arrive early, save a seat, and enjoy the garden until lecture time. (Don’t forget: Free tours of the Garden begin every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.)
Free to the Public
2016Nov. 5 – New Analysis of the California Floristic Province – Dylan O. Burge, Ph.D.
Nov. 12 – NO lecture
Nov. 19 – Floral Gems of the Central Sierra Nevada – Ted Kipping
Nov. 26 – Indian Baskets of Northern California and Oregon – Ralph Shanks
Dec. 3 – Best Practices for Creating a Native Plant Garden – Barbara Eisenstein
Dec. 10 – The Flora of the Tehachapi Mountains (including Tejon Ranch) – Nick Jensen
Dec. 17 – Regrowth and Recovery in the North Bay After the 2015 Fires – Dick O’Donnell
Dec. 24 – NO lecture – enjoy the holidays!
Dec. 31 – NO lecture – enjoy the holidays!
2017Jan. 7 – In Search of Rare Plants: A Summertime Jaunt into the Alps of Yosemite – Michael Uhler
Jan. 14 – Tending the Wild(TM): Indigenous Burning, Ethnobiology, & Forest Ecosystem Health in the Sierra Nevada – Kat Anderson, Ph.D.
Jan. 21 – The Botanical Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition – Bob Case
Jan. 28 – The Challenges and Opportunities of Collecting Rheophytic Bryophytes in Taiwan and Mainland China – Jim Shevock
Feb. 4 – Botanical Exploration of Coastal North America in the 18th and 19th Centuries – John Kipping
Feb. 11 – California Native Irises and Their Beautiful Love Children – Ted Kipping
Feb. 18 – Matt Guilliams had to reschedule due to extreme weather to Mar. 11 (see below). Bart O’Brien will speak on Baja California, but not the vernal pools, on February 18th.
Feb. 25 – Progress on The Blue Mountains Ultramafics Project – Dick O’Donnell
Mar. 4 – Botanizing in Oaxaca, Mexico. Bart O’Brien
Mar. 11 – The Vernal Pools of Northwestern Baja California, Mexico: A Conservation Imperative. Matt Guilliams, Ph.D. (RESCHEDULED DATE)